May 18th Pipeline Rally

On May 18, rally with us at the courthouse in Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s hometown to encourage him to rise above the incompetence, corruption, and climate consequences associated with fracked gas pipelines. Delegates Chris Hurst and Sam Rasoul will lead Southwest Virginians to NoVa to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with allies from across the Commonwealth and demand a stop work order for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP).

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Letter – Natalie Pien 04-29-2019

Read Original on Loudoun Now Editor: The Mountain Valley Pipeline, MVP, is a huge 42-inch natural gas pipeline under construction in southwest Virginia. It will transport hydraulically fractured (fracked) gas from West Virginia to the Transcontinental (Transco) Pipeline running north-south in central Virginia. Construction requires clear cutting a 125-foot swath through the Appalachian mountains and (More...)

Natural Gas Pipelines

Comments for the State Water Control Board

To help inform comments to the State Water Control Board on ACP and MVP, which are open until May 30th, we’re keeping a collection of useful links here. To put in a comment, go here: http://townhall.virginia.gov/L/ViewNotice.cfm?gnid=828 Wild Virginia: http://wildvirginia.org/suggestions-comments-response-deq-public-notice-impacts-waterbody-crossings-water-quality-standards/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=b462a1fb-8f95-4d3f-9f9c-0765d64844ec Chesapeake Climate Action Network: http://org.salsalabs.com/o/423/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=23056 Mountain Valley Pipeline – A Comprehensive Story Map http://newrivergeographics.com/ (More...)

Natural Gas Pipelines

Letter: S.E. Richardson, Leesburg

http://loudounnow.com/2018/03/28/letter-s-e-richardson-leesburg-2/ Editor: Busy residents of Northern Virginia won’t even notice the construction of the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline striking through the heart of central Virginia, carrying fracked gas from West Virginia through the George Washington National Forest, crossing the Appalachian Trail, the headwaters of the Potomac River and the James River. But what we won’t (More...)

Letter: Natalie Pien, Leesburg

http://loudounnow.com/2018/02/12/letter-natalie-pien-leesburg-10/ Editor:  Mayor Kelly Burk’s State of the Town address included many accomplishments in the town, as well as her appointment to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. I especially appreciated Mayor Burk’s comments on the need for transit, bike and pedestrian trails. Given very limited transportation funds, we need to look at improvements that expand transportation (More...)

Transportation

10 Minute video with the Limperts on the ACP

On November 18th, 2017, 350 Loudoun traveled to Bath County, Virginia, to tour the property of the Limperts, one of the families whose land will be impacted by the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The Limperts property is largely wilderness, and old-growth forest. There are many other similar properties along the ACP route that (More...)

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Loudoun Citizens Support Water Protectors in Standing Rock, North Dakota

November 11, 2016, LEESBURG — During the Nov. 4 First Friday in Leesburg, pedestrians and drivers could not help but notice the candlelight vigil at the corner of King and Market streets near the Loudoun County Courthouse historic marker. It was held in solidarity for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Water Protectors, who are conducting civil disobedience (More...)

Oil Pipelines

Members of 350 Loudoun among 23 Virginians Arrested in Richmond

On October 5th, 350 Loudoun members Jennifer Alves and Maria Bergheim were among a total of 23 issued summons for trespassing after they blocked the gate leading to the Governor’s mansion in Richmond. The protestors, included students, veterans, clergy, Virginia River Healers, and other Virginians from nearly every part of the state.  Lead by Chesapeake (More...)